Christof Lehmann

Dr. Christof Lehmann is the founder and editor of nsnbc. He is a psychologist and former independent political consultant on conflict, conflict resolution and a wide range of other political issues. In March 2013 he established nsnbc as a daily, independent, international on-line newspaper. He can be contacted at nsnbc international at

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman (archives)
By Christof Lehmann On Monday, October 24th, 2016
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Israel’s Defense Minister offers to lift Gaza Siege if Hamas demilitarizes

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman, in an interview with the Al-Quds newspaper, said Israel was prepared to lift  the siege on Palestine’s Gaza Strip if Hamas demilitarizes. More...

By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

South Africa Dumps the International Criminal Court

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Republic of South Africa decided to withdraw from the Rome Statute which established the foundation for the International Criminal Court (ICC). The ICC has been widely criticized for More...

By Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

Why the KDP-I opts for Armed Struggle against Tehran: Middle East War Spills Over into Iran

 Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : 24 years ago, on September 17, 1992, the exiled leaders of the Kurdistan Democratic Party – Iran, Sadegh Saharafani, Fattah Abdoli, Homayoun Ardalan and their translator Nouri More...

By Christof Lehmann On Monday, October 17th, 2016

The Battle for Mosul turns into Regional War – ISIL allowed to flee to Syria

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Iraqi government forces, US-led coalition air forces, Iranian-backed Iraqi militia, Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga and Turkish troops are engaged in a major battle against ISIL in Mosul.  The More...

Tartus Naval Base - photo from 2012.
By Christof Lehmann On Monday, October 10th, 2016

Russia Plans Permanent Naval Base in Tartus as Middle East War Escalates

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Russia plans to transform its auxiliary naval base in Tartus, Syria, into a permanent Russian military base. Situated at the eastern Mediterranean coast, the permanent base would not only More...

By Christof Lehmann On Thursday, October 6th, 2016

Iraqi Kurdish Security Chief Calls for Completion of Post-ISIS Deal for Mosul

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Chancellor of the northern Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s Security Council, Masrour Barzani, stressed that there is a need to achieve a post-ISIS deal about the city of Mosul before More...

FARC-EP front commander Pastor Alape. Phot courtesy Pulzo.
By Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

Colombia’s “Peace Process” about to turn into Oslo-Accords-Like Farce

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Colombia’s “peace process” is at risk as President Juan Manuel Santos declared an end to the State’s side of the bilateral ceasefire with the FARC-EP and the FARC More...

Tiran_Sanafir_Egypt_Red Sea
By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, October 1st, 2016

Transfer of Red Sea Islands from Egypt to Saudi Arabia – Global Implications

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The transfer of sovereignty over the Red Sea Islands Tiran and Sanafir will be transferred from Egypt back to Saudi Arabia ruled a court, but the decision may be challenged again. The More...

Omar Mateen_Florida_USA_Jun 2016_NEO
By Christof Lehmann On Thursday, September 29th, 2016

Orlando Shooter Demanded the US to Stop Bombing Women and Children in Syria & Iraq

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Finally released full transcripts of the 911 calls made by Orlando Shooter Omar Mateen reveal not only inconsistencies in FBI statements, but the fact that Mateen called for the U.S. to More...

Perez and Arafat in 2001 (EPA)
By Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

93 Year-Old “Godfather” of the Oslo Accords, Shimon Perez Died

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Perez, a.k.a. the “Godfather of the Oslo Accords” has died at the age of 93, after suffering a stroke. For posterity, Perez, was the Israeli More...